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Incentive Programs

Agronomy Incentive Program & Livestock Incentive Program

Richland County 4-H offers two different incentive programs to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to different areas of livestock & agronomy. The programs are:

Agronomy Incentive Program

Livestock Incentive Program

Click here for a paper copy of information regarding these programs.Contact the Extension Office if you would like to enroll in either or both of these programs.

 

Richland County 4-H also offers an event incentive for participation and observation of 4-H Events:

4-H Event Incentive

This will continue again this year for Communication Arts, Consumer Choices, Project Expo and Clothing Revue. The prizes will be $40 - 1st prize; $30 - 2nd prize; $20 - 3rd prize and $10 - 4th prize. The rules are:

  1. Participation - 3 tickets per event
  2. Observation – 1 ticket per event (Can only observe 1 year) You do get a ticket for every event you observe but if the events are the same day (like Consumer Choices and Project Expo) that would be one event for observing, but two events if you participate.  This is to promote participation.
  3. Drawing will be held at the Awards Program.

 

AGRONOMY INCENTIVE PROGRAM


sunflowers 

2018-2019 - Sunflowers

The purpose of the Richland County 4-H Agronomy Incentive Program is to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to the different crops raised in Richland County, how they are produced and how they are used in food/feed products. Each year a specific crop will be highlighted.

Members must be enrolled in the individual agronomy project featured that year. Upon successful completion of the program requirements and the five-year rotation, the 4-H Council will present the 4-H member with a one-time award of $50 cash.

2018-2019 - Sunflowers
2019-2020 - Wheat

2020-2021 - Corn
2021-2022 - Soybeans
2022-2023 - Sugar Beets

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Attend one county informational event focused on agronomy.
    Examples: Yearly NDSU campus trip, crop clinic, or Ag Day Camp
  • Complete an agronomy project focused on the featured crop at 4-H Achievement Days.
    Examples: Exhibit featured crop in ND Crops, or poster or display in Environment, Careers, etc.

 *If unable to fulfill requirements, please see Extension Staff to determine alternative options for yearly requirements

 

LIVESTOCK INCENTIVE PROGRAM

swine

2018-2019 - Swine

The purpose of the Richland County 4-H Livestock Incentive Program is to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to the selection, proper care, and showing of different livestock species. Each year a specific livestock species will be highlighted.

Members must be enrolled in the individual livestock project featured in that year. Upon successful completion of the program requirements and the five-year rotation, the 4-H Council will present the 4-H member with a one-time award of $250 cash.

2018-2019 - Swine
2019-2020 - Rabbit

2020-2021 - Poultry
2021-2022 - Sheep/Goats
2022-2023 - Beef

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Attend two county informational events focused on livestock
    Examples: Yearly NDSU campus trip and showmanship clinic
  • Complete featured livestock project at 4-H Achievement Days. If you are unable to show an animal you can complete a static exhibit on that featured livestock species BUT a member must show an animal two out of the five years in the rotation, at a minimum.                          
    Example: showing animal of the year at livestock show or completing a static exhibit in Animal and Veterinary Science project

*If unable to fulfill requirements, please see Extension Staff to determine alternative options for yearly requirements.

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